PCB Footprint Creation Made Easy (IPC Compliant Footprint Wizard)



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Footprint creation is typically a time-consuming, tedious, and error-prone process. Tech Consultant Philip Salmony from Phil's Lab outlines how Altium Designer's built-in 'IPC Compliant Footprint Wizard' can make footprint design simple and efficient, including automatic 3D model generation.

He explores an example footprint design for a SOIC-8 package, using the manufacturer's datasheet.

The IPC Compliant Footprint Wizard comes as part of Altium Designer and supports all standard footprint templates - from simple passive components to QFNs, BGAs, and more.

00:00 Introduction
00:46 IPC-7351 Standard
01:04 Example: SOIC-8
01:19 Datasheet Information
02:01 Footprint Library
02:17 IPC Compliant Footprint Wizard
04:08 Additional Parameters
05:56 Final Footprint
06:16 Outro

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